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Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park

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Head up Sulphur Mountain for extensive views of six mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies. Named for the hot springs on its lower slopes, the mountain features both hiking trails and a scenic eight-minute gondola ride to its peak. At the summit, you'll find a 1903 meteorological observatory that still contains antique furnishings. The area at the top also includes a short historical walk and well-maintained observation decks where you can admire the scenery and snap photos. By using our Banff National Park travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Sulphur Mountain and other attractions in Banff National Park.
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  • Went on May Long weekend, and it was BUSY. Still worth the hike all the way up for the views up top. I would recommend starting EARLY to beat the crowds this summer. Just a note-you do NOT get a free ...  more »
  • This is truly an amazing place. Unparralelled views. Even if you are scared of heights or clostrophobic cover your eyes and have somone take you in the Gondola to the top. It is not possible to descri...  more »
  • The hike took about 2 hours, the path goes in zig zag up the mountain and the total elevation gain is 650 meters. The scenery from the starting point and until you reach the summit only gets better an...  more »